Comedy runs in the family with Gwendoline Hamon. Granddaughter of the playwright Jean Anouilh and the actress Nicole Anouilh, it is thanks to her grandmother that she discovered the theater during her childhood. She takes him “four times a week to the theater”, she mentioned to Liberation last April.
According to the famous actress, it is “the only one who encouraged her in this way”. Unlike his grandfather who would have dissuaded him from pursuing a career in this environment. “It’s a job where you have to be a bitch, I don’t want you to be a bitch”, she tells our colleagues. It was not until the 1990s that Gwendoline Hamon made her theater debut, playing in Molière’s L’Avare with the late Michel Bouquet. In 2000, his performance in Le Nouveau Testament by Sacha Guitry, directed by Bernard Murat, secured him a nomination for the Molière for theatrical revelation.
In parallel to her career in the theater, Gwendoline Hamon is also illustrated in several roles on television. She made appearances in fictions like Julie Lescaut, Navarro, and recently in Grand Hôtel and Une si longue nuit. But it was with the Cassandra series that the actress gained popularity with the public. “Five years ago, when we shot the pilot, I never imagined that Cassandre would become a series. Each additional season has been a real surprise, because there are many conditions to be met for a program to be renewed. . But the series is very popular, moreover season 4 and the first three seasons, rebroadcast during the first confinement, were a hit and attracted a new audience”, rejoices the heroine in Télé 7 Jours in 2021.
On the private side, Gwendoline Hamon shared the life of actor Frédéric Diefenthal. From their union in 2004, they have a son, Gabriel, but the couple separates in 2013. “He really wants to go to business school. he talks about it all the time. But at the same time, he finds it very interesting to be an actor”, admitted the fifty-year-old star in Gala.
Popular and close to her audience, Gwendoline Hamon shares some aspects of her career and her private life on social networks. Before finding her at the cinema in Une si belle course, here is an anthology of her magnificent photos in our slideshow.